Dia Draper, director of strategic initiatives for the MBA program at the Tuck School of Business, is a businesswoman, coach, traveler, and survivor, writes the newspaper, which says, “Draper is a force for good in the business world.”
With the choice of the next Fed chair imminent, Dartmouth’s Andrew Levin weighs in on one of the proposed picks, economist John Taylor. “He would make monetary policy more clear, more transparent, and more accountable to Congress,” he says.
Dan Rockmore, director of the Neukom Institute for Computational Science, talks with NHPR about the institute’s new contest, the Neukom Institute Literary Arts Awards, a global award program to honor creative works of speculative fiction.
“The staggering originality of Fure’s latest work ... makes one think that mostly female seasons might have to become the norm,” writes the magazine about Assistant Professor of Music Ashley Fure’s new experimental music-theater piece.
In a study, Dartmouth’s Benjamin Valentino and a Stanford colleague found that a majority of the 780 Americans surveyed would favor using a bomb over a conventional ground war. Of those surveyed, 59.3 percent favored using a nuclear bomb.
Overzealous screening for a variety of cancers, including breast cancer, leads people to undergo treatments that are unlikely to extend their lives, but will cause them needless pain and suffering, Dartmouth’s Lisa Schwartz tells the station.
In a cover story for the newspaper’s Sunday style magazine, Dartmouth’s Alexander Chee profiles Park Chan-wook, “arguably South Korea’s most famous film director” and a “fearless investigator of the violence in people’s hearts.”
The Dartmouth College Wind Ensemble will celebrate women composers Saturday at the Hopkins Center. Director Matthew Marsit says, “it seemed to only make sense to celebrate women composers, who sadly are grossly underrepresented in our field.”
Conde Nast Traveler searched the nation for colleges and universities with the most stunning campuses, and ranked Dartmouth’s campus among the top 13 most beautiful campuses in America, reports Business Insider.
In the Fenway Gridiron Series, a trilogy of games—all featuring New England schools—will consist of three Division I college football matchups, starting Nov. 10, when Brown hosts Dartmouth in a game that will be televised nationally.
Two Louisiana organizations have awarded the Kemper and Leila Williams Prize to Associate Professor of History Rashauna Johnson for her book Slavery’s Metropolis: Unfree Labor in New Orleans during the Age of Revolutions.
“If you fail to recognize your boss in the elevator, it’s not going to be good for your career,” says Dartmouth’s Brad Duchaine in a story by a Boston resident with face blindness who discusses publicly acknowledging that she has the disorder.
Research shows native peoples often respond to invasive species on the land with both Western science and indigenous knowledge, highlighting their often-overlooked skills as environmental stewards, Dartmouth’s Nicholas Reo says.
“Immortality is hardly a new ambition,” says the Dickey Center’s Daniel Benjamin in an opinion piece about the Las Vegas mass murder. But today, “a small number of individuals seek to make their mark through record-setting violence,” he says.
“And what should musicians and music scholars do if—during moments of upheaval, complacency, ennui—music ends up seemingly drained of its beauty, power, and even relevance?” ask Dartmouth’s William Cheng and a co-author on the AMS blog.
In making a case for the reappointment of Janet Yellen as chair of the Federal Reserve, Professor of Economics Andrew Levin says the Fed has had “tough decisions to make over the last few years, and she consistently built consensus.”
“It’s an arms race. As we are developing faster, folks are creating more sophisticated technology to augment audio, images and video,” says Hany Farid, the Albert Bradley 1915 Third Century Professor of Computer Science.
In a review of his book Democracy in Iran, Sociology Professor Misagh Parsa is quoted on authoritarian regimes like Iran, saying if they reject democracy on ideological grounds, democratization will necessarily turn to revolution.
Ten months in Rome let Dartmouth’s Enrico Riley ’95 see America clearly, he tells the Valley News. “You can see more closely the soil you were born on.” His new paintings are on view in the Jaffe-Friede Gallery.
Stress reduction through meditation may help reduce the risk of heart disease when it’s added to proven approaches such as lifestyle changes or drugs to lower blood pressure and cholesterol, The Dartmouth Institute’s James Stahl tells Reuters.